- Latest news, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, ( Final farewell to Matteo Bernasconi on Pizzo Badile by Ragni di Lecco On Sunday 5 July 2020 the Ragni di Lecco mountaineering club climbed Pizzo Badile and bid farewell to Matteo Bernasconi who was tragically killed in a ski mountaineering accident on 12/05/2020. ( Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:52:28 +0200 Remembering Tito Traversa Seven years ago Tito Traversa perished in a climbing accident. The void left behind by this great climber, aged a mere twelve, continues to be enormous. ( Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:24:47 +0200 Alexander Megos completes first 'brushpoint' of Frankenjura 8c The video of German climber Alex Megos climbing Father and Son (8c) in Frankenjura in Germany, brushing each hold immediately after using it... ( Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:40:29 +0200 The People of Climbing The film The People of Climbing. Directed by Josh Greenwood, this documentary provides a candid look at race and equity in the outdoor industry from the perspective of people of color attending the 2018 Color The Crag Festival in Alabama, USA. ( Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:52:20 +0200 Cédric Lachat repeats Wogü in Rätikon, Switzerland Swiss climber Cédric Lachat has repeated Wogü, the 8c alpine sports climb established by Beat Kammerlander and freed in 2008 by Adam Ondra in Rätikon, Switzerland. ( Fri, 03 Jul 2020 18:20:13 +0200 Red Pillar of Brouillard: new Mont Blanc rock climb by Della Bordella, Cazzanelli, Ratti Italian alpinists Matteo Della Bordella, François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti have established Incroyable, a new rock climb up the famous Red Pillar of Brouillard on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. ( Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:21:30 +0200 Climbing and climate change How does our love for the mountains affect the climate? And what can we do to change this process? Germany's Lena Marie Müller, who is currently doing a PhD on the effects of climate change at the University of Innsbruck and recently repeated the E9 Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs, shares her thoughts. ( Sat, 04 Jul 2020 12:04:39 +0200 Hazel Findlay repeats Johnny Dawes classic The Quarryman British rock climber Hazel Findlay has repeated the classic Johnny Dawes testpiece The Quarryman in the Dinorwig slate quarries above Llanberis in North Wales. ( Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:59:54 +0200 Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger begins today her 'Tamara Tour Italy'. This summer she will travel by camper across Italy to discover and climb the highest mountains in the country’s 20 regions. ( Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:12:17 +0200 Giuliano Cameroni frees Power of now, 8C boulder problem at Magic Wood The video of Giuliano Cameroni making the first ascent of Power of Now, an 8C boulder problem at Magic Wood in Switzerland. ( Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:36:08 +0200 Video: Edmond Joyeusaz skiing the Mont Blanc Brenva Face The video of the mountain guide Edmond Joyeusaz and his ski descent of the Brenva Face on Mont Blanc, carried out on 25/05/2020 down the climb first ascended by Gianni Comino and Gian Carlo Grassi in 1979. ( Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:35:41 +0200 IFSC announces new dates of Climbing World Cup 2020 The IFSC, the International Federation of Sport Climbing, has announced the new dates of the Speed, Lead and Boulder World Cups ( Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:55:12 +0200 Seb Bouin climbing Jean-Baptiste Tribout's Verdon test Les Braves Gens The video of Sébastien Bouin climbing the famous Jean-Baptiste Tribout 8b testpiece in the Verdon Gorge, Les Braves Gens ne courent pas les rues ( Sun, 28 Jun 2020 23:47:58 +0200 Nido di rondine at Scoglio di Boazzo in Valle di Daone, Italy Francesco Salvaterra introduces the rock climb Nido di rondine, a 'forgotten gem' on Scoglio di Boazzo in Val Daone established in 1985 by Gianni Berta, G.P. Foti and Ermanno Salvaterra. ( Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:24:31 +0200 Sonnie Trotter climbing Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada 
The video of Sonnie Trotter making the first free ascent of Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada, freed in 2006 and to this day one of the hardest crack climbs in the world. ( Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:59:30 +0200 Wolkenreise, a journey through the clouds in the Dolomites Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces Wolkenreise, a multi-pitch alpine sports climb Pilastro di Misurina in the Cadini Group of the Italian Dolomites, first ascended in 2017 by Peter Manhartsberger and Stefan Kopeinig and dedicated to Florian Thamer. ( Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:26:03 +0200 A thought for Alex Zanardi A thought for paralympic sports icon Alex Zanardi who is fighting for his life in hospital in Siena and who has always been an incredible and invincible friend for everyone. ( Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:15:59 +0200 Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today In order to remember the great mountaineer and extremely special man who passed away in 2011, we’ve published the thoughts and memories of his inseparable life partner Rossana Podestà. ( Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:16:12 +0200 Nico Pelorson frees Spoilt Kid at sector Biographie in Céüse At Céuse in France Nico Pelorson has made the first ascent of Spoilt Kid 9a in the sector Biographie. ( Sun, 21 Jun 2020 19:44:00 +0200 New climb up Cima Cee in Brenta Dolomites by Rolando Larcher, Luca Giupponi On Cima Cee in Val di Tovel, Brenta Dolomites, Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi have made the first ascent of Fine di un’Epoca, the end of an era, dedicated to Larcher’s father Renato. Larcher provides the report. ( Fri, 19 Jun 2020 17:42:30 +0200